Tag: Peace

  • اسلام کا جھنڈا امن کا جھنڈا ہے۔ سید عون عباس

    اسلام کا جھنڈا امن کا جھنڈا ہے۔ سید عون عباس

    واہ بھئی واہ کیا بات ہے آپ کی آپ بے گناہ اسکول کے بچوں کو شہید کریں تو وہ اسلام کے عین مطابق، آپ مسجدوں ، امام بارگاہوں کو خود کش دھماکوں سے اڑا دیں، آپ عید میلاد النبی ۖ کی محافل میں پھٹ جائیں، آپ مزاراوں پے بیٹھے لوگوں کو زبح کردیں صرف یہ […]

  • نفع بخشی – سید اسرار احمد

    نفع بخشی – سید اسرار احمد

      یہ غالبا” کوئی تیسری یا چوتھی مسجد تھی جہاں ہمارا سہہ روزہ قیام تھا، اب تک کے ایام میں سیکھی جانے والی باتوں میں بہت سی روایتی سوچ و فکر کے لوگوں سے ملاقات رہی، بعض بہت قابل اور اکثر سطحی خیالات کے سادہ لوح لوگ تھے، مغرب کی نماز کے بعد ایک صاحب […]

  • UKIP councillor comes under fire after wrongly branding religious procession in Ilford a ‘nice Islamic call to war’

    UKIP councillor comes under fire after wrongly branding religious procession in Ilford a ‘nice Islamic call to war’

      Ilford Jaloos 2014 A UKIP councillor who wrongly branded a religious Islamic procession in Ilford a “call to war” on Twitter has been blasted. Cllr Rod Butler tweeted a link to a video of the annual Jaloos through Ilford town centre, branding it a “nice call to war” and claiming police did not intervene […]

  • Want peace in Pakistan? Give peace to Afghanistan – by Dr Shahid Bajwa

    Want peace in Pakistan? Give peace to Afghanistan – by Dr Shahid Bajwa

    Khyber PakhtunKhwa, KPK, is again facing a spike in terrorist violence. The mass bombings in Church and market in Peshawar have re-ignited the debate over the best way to achieve peace. There are only two options. Peace deal with Taliban or forceful operation to destroy Taliban. Let us look at the talks option. Pakistan government […]

  • LUBP exclusive: “Sever ties with Taliban”, Benazir Bhutto advised Pakistan in 1998

    LUBP exclusive: “Sever ties with Taliban”, Benazir Bhutto advised Pakistan in 1998

    Dear readers, I would like to share with you Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto’s important and private letter which she had sent to me in 2002 with regards to Afghanistan. The message helps us understand BB’s thinking and policy towards Afghanistan. I have removed the last part of message as it wasn’t related to the topic. Thank […]

  • ٹوکے اور گنڈاسے – از وسیم الطاف

    ٹوکے اور گنڈاسے – از وسیم الطاف

    محسن پاکستان ،ایٹمی سائنس دان ،حال کے سیاست دان ،اور امن پسند دنیا کے شیطان ،جناب ڈاکٹر عبدل قدیر خان نے گزشتہ روز فرمایا کہ “اگر میں سستا ایٹم بم نہ بناتا تو بھارت پاکستان کے ٹکڑے کر دیتا “-اس بیان پر دو سوالات پیدا ہوتے ہیں اور توقع کی جانی چاہیے کہ محترم ان […]

  • Ten reasons why India, Pakistan are on the same page – by Merlin Flower

    I am not, just so we are clear, making a case for friendship based on similarities. I believe, great friendships can thrive in spite of glaring differences. Agree? Just, ten.  But then, I never was, nor is, good with numbers. More of the same: The Sun is the same, the Moon is the same. Well, […]

  • The slip of Annaji – by Merlin Flower

    How fast the messiahs fall down. The holy man Asaram Bapu said on the Delhi gang-rape victim, “She should have called them brothers, fallen at their feet and pleaded for mercy [i].” His platitudes as unsurprising as a hawkish President jaunting drones to attack children and women. After all, if I may twist the words of Schulz, […]

  • Inside of the Muslim mind -by Arshad Mahmood

    What we find today is that it is only Islam and its followers which are privileged to be the focus of the entire world. Islam, though a minority religion of the world is struggling hard to excel all other religions being “youngest” of all the other “divine” religions. Almost all the Muslims—by and large— maintain […]

  • Roses, not violence: Norwegian Muslims respond to anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims”

    A youth organization of Norwegian Muslims, Stand4Hussain, handed out flowers to the people in Oslo (Norway) with cards attached to them containing an introduction to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). This was in response to the anti-Islam hate film “Innocence of Muslims” that caused outrage all across the Muslim world. The Stand4Hussain is […]

  • We appreciate Israeli President’s Ramadan message

    Related post: Am I a Zionist? – by Irfan Qadri Israeli President Shimon Peres has released a video message wishing the Muslim world “Ramadan Kareem”, meaning “have a blessed Ramadan (or Ramzan)”. During the month of Ramadan, which begins this year (2012) on July 19/20, Muslims around the world refrain from eating, drinking etc from sunrise to sunset, in order […]

  • Nato supply resumption, a positive development

    موجودہ سول حکومت، پاکستانی سماج اور عوام کو پاک امریکہ تعلقات کے تناؤ اور سوئس حکام کو خط لکھنے کے معاملے نے ایک مستقل یرغمال میں رکھا ہوا ہے۔ پاک امریکہ تعلقات میں بحرانی کیفیت ایبٹ آباد آپریشن سے ہوتی ہوئ سلالہ چیک پوسٹ حملہ پر اپنی انتہا کو پہنچی تھی۔ سوئس حکام کو خط […]

  • Only solution of peace in Gilgit Baltistan -by Manzoor Hussain Parwana

  • Zardari-Manmohan meeting – A positive development

    پاک بھارت رابطہٴ ایک مثبت پیش رفت البرٹ آئین سٹائین نے کہا تھا۔ ٴٴ کسی ایٹم کو توڑنے سے زیادہ مشکل ہےٴ کسی بدگمانی کو ختم کرنا۔ٴ ٴ تقسیم ہند سے لے کر اب تک 64 سالہ پاک بھارت تاریخ ایک دوسرے کے متعلق بدگمانیوںٴ شکایاتٴ تنائوٴ کشیدگیٴ دشمنی ٴ تنازعات اور جنگوں پر مبنی […]

  • Bring the boys home – by Talat Farooq

    Eighty-feet-deep snow, boulders and slush buried more than a hundred human beings, snuffing out life and subjecting families to unfathomable grief and sorrow. Was it worth it? Has the Siachen debacle been worth it since 1984? States are driven by the desire to attain security from being attacked or annihilated. As John Herz puts it: […]

  • The 10 Million Dollar Question

      It is an interrelated world. Here are seemingly four unrelated news that you might have caught. US Army is the World’s largest Employer   Hafiz Saeed bounty increased to $10 Million More than 100 Pakistan Army soldiers feared dead in the Avalanche Siachen President Zardari visits India, and meets the Indian Prime Minister   Lets Unravel these […]

  • Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, My Peace Hero – by Hifza Shah Jillani

    Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto is a known political phenomenon. Bhutto, not only a political leader, is someone who created new kind of politics in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, first state to be created in the name of Islam. He blessed the country with a constitution that had never been gifted in 26 years, a formal […]

  • India offers Pakistan electricity and economic-centric foreign policy

    My Editorial published in the Daily Mashriq بھارت نے پاکستان میں جاری توانائی کے بحران کو فوری طور پر حل کرنے کے لیے 5ہزار میگاواٹ بجلی روزانہ کی بنیاد پر فراہم کرنے کی پیشکش کی ہے۔ بجلی کی یہ فراہمی بلاتاخیر پنجاب کے راستے ممکن ہوگی۔ یہ پیشکش بھارتی وزیراعظم من موہن سنگھ نے جنوبی […]

  • Gilgit-Baltistan: Fact File – by Dr. Zaeem Zia

    What a misery it is to see, we always beat the drums and propagate tyranny of Indian forces for what’s happening in Kashmir and Israel in Palestine. We claim to be the champs and the sign of peace and disassociate ourselves from our own bloodshed on our soil. We pass the resolutions and condemn when we see injustice and brutality beyond our borders, we take suo […]

  • Can non-Muslims be made friends? – by Dr. Khalid Zaheer

    1) Introduction The tension between Muslims and non-Muslims, in particular Jews and Christians, as a result of the events of September 11, 2001 and beyond has made the world of ours far more intolerant and insecure than it was before. Many political, social, economic, and religious causes have been attributed to this alarming tendency. One […]

  • Obama ka khitab -by Nazir Qaiser

    اردو اور پنجابی کے معروف منفرد تیکھے لہجے اور بلند آہنگ شاعر اور ادیب نذیر قیصر روزنامہ مشرق کیلئے روزانہ قطعہ لِکھ رہے ہیں۔ ہم آج کا قطعہ قارئین کی خِدمت میں کراس پوسٹ کر رہے ہیں جنگ کی ابتدا تو ہوتی ہے جنگ کی انتہا نہیں ہوتی نام رہ جاتا ہے خدا کا بس […]

  • Wrong decision to boycott the Bonn conference

    The Bonn Conference on Afghanistan opens today, it comes 10 years after an International Conference on Afghanistan, Bonn (2001), which was resulted in the adoption of the Document of the Bonn Conference , weeks after the Taliban fell from power. The focus is squarely on security, reconciliation and long term help for Afghanistan. After the […]

  • War with NATO, suicide for Pakistan – by Shiraz Paracha

    A low-intensity military conflict between Pakistan and the United States is going on in Afghanistan and along the Pak-Afghan border since the U.S. military invasion and occupation of Afghanistan. Both sides have been using proxies and guerrilla war tactics to harm each other’s interests. Nevertheless a large-scale and direct military conflict with the 27-member strong NATO […]

  • Investing your future in a poison peace process – by Peter Chamberlin

    The Indian analyst who authored the following piece (SEE: India, Pakistan, and God’s geostrategic will) is probably giving an accurate assessment of his government’s opinion of the current status of the Pakistani military, even though both his opinion and the projected government position are probably miscalculations or misinterpretations of Pakistani gestures.  He interprets recent moves and […]

  • Iran isn’t an enemy of the Jewish people – by Shiraz Paracha

                World bullies threat Iran often on the basis of biased, politicized and incorrect reports of the International Atomic Energy Commission (IAEA). Such reports are prepared on false assumptions and estimates usually in collaboration with Western intelligence services, which are famous for producing doggy dossiers. The United States and its […]

  • American Empire takes over American Republic—-By Shiraz Paracha

    Warmongers in the Empire of America are preparing for their ‘Pakistan Adventure’ as helpless but peace loving citizens of the Republic of America watch with horror how a very powerful group of people and institutions is pursuing a murderous agenda in the name of American people. Most in the mainstream Western media are drumbeaters for the Empire while propaganda […]

  • Alamat e Aman – by Ahsan Abbas Shah

  • Music binds people & souls, says Rekha Bhardwaj

    Music has power to bind souls, saturate valor, associate humanity, and express feelings of love, care, happiness and pain, it has also great power to pacify. The traditional music and folk songs of the subcontinent particularly connect various religions and attach people i.e Qawwali is a vibrant musical tradition that stretches back more than 700 […]

  • Joint Statement by S.M. Krishna and Hina Rabbani Khar

    Joint Statement following meeting between the Minister of External Affairs of India and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan July 27, 2011 The Minister of External Affairs of India, H.E. S.M. Krishna and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, H.E. Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar met in New Delhi on July 27, 2011. 2. The […]

  • God is not a Christian

    The following is excerpted from the Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s new book, ‘God Is Not A Christian: And Other Provocations.’ This talk also comes from a forum in Britain, where Tutu addressed leaders of different faiths during a mission to the city of Birmingham in 1989. They tell the story of a drunk who crossed the […]

  • Comparing ASEAN and SAARC -by Khaled Ahmed

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was founded in 1967 and it has just announced that by 2015 the states included in it will have become a single market like the European Union (EU). Asean already trades 25 per cent within itself, which means it is fairly set to become a regional trading bloc […]

  • Sana Bucha’s article on Balochistan

  • Festival of lamps: Mela Charagan Madhu Lal Hussain Urs Continued

    The three-day annual urs celebrations of one of the greatest Punjabi Sufi poets, Hazrat Shah Hussain, commonly known as Madhu Lal Hussain, continued drawing thousands of devotees and enthusiasts from all over the country. Shah Hussain (1538–1599) was a Punjabi Sufi poet who is regarded as a Sufi saint. He was the son of Sheikh […]

  • Indian delegates pay rich tributes to Salmaan Taseer

    Condole former Punjab governor’s death with his family An Indian peace delegation, headed by renowned journalist Kuldip Nayar, paid rich tributes to former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer for his meritorious services for the country and raising voice for the rights of minorities. The delegation, which comprised filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, Tajindar Singh Jogi, journalist Jatin Desai, […]

  • Let peace win at Mohali -by Shahid Nadeem

    Pakistani cricket fans are on their way to Chandigarh to cheer their team in the mother of all matches taking place at the Punjab Cricket Association stadium in Mohali. Among them are Pakistani peace activists who will be joined by their Indian counterparts to promote peace. Pakistani cricket fans would have crossed the border without […]

  • Christians protest holy Quran’s desecration, also feel under threat after recent killings & attacks

    Minority members of the provincial assembly (MPA) from both the treasury and the opposition benches on Friday protested against the Holy Quran’s desecration by US Pastor Terry Jones and labeled him a terrorist. Christians have asked the Church of America to immediately dismiss priest Terry Jones over desecration of the Holy Quran and initiate criminal […]

  • International Minorities Conference III

    International Minorities Alliance demands Pakistan to be run according to the vision of its founder. International Minorities’ Conference 2011 was organized by International Minorities Alliance on “Equal Citizenship, Equal Rights” at Avari Hotel, Lahore, Pakistan on Jan 23, 2011. The historical Conference was presided over by a renowned poet and intellectual Mr. Nazir Qaiser while […]

  • The dilemma of identity – by Suleman Akhtar

    The solution lies within our rich civilization itself. Solution lies in revival of that beautiful culture of peace and harmony marked with the distinctive diversities. Solution lies in Indian version of Islam that has served people irrespective of their common beliefs. Solution lies in folk tale of Waris Shah’s Heer. Solution lies in Bhulleh shah’s Kafi. Solution lies in Shah Jo Risalo of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai. Solution lies in Sindhi, Siraiki, Balochi, Pashto and Punjabi. Solution lies in problem itself.

  • Arshad Mahmood’s article on Osho

  • Salman Taseer says Islam religion of peace, mercy and justice

    * Punjab governor says he knew he would be opposed * Taseer censures those opposing him on Aasia Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer on Monday said that Islam is a religion of peace and tolerance, and denounced those who opposed his support to Aasia Bibi, a blasphemy convict. While addressing the launch ceremony of a book […]